Former NBA Player Chris Herren to Speak at New Hope Ranch

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Rehab facility in Austin invites former NBA Player Chris Herren for speaking engagement

AUSTIN, Texas, April 04, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- New Hope Ranch is happy to host

Christ Herren: The Game Has Changed on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on its campus at 1700 S Lamar Blvd Suite 322, Austin, TX 78704.

Chris Herren is a former professional basketball player known for playing with the Boston Celtics and the Denver Nuggets. After struggling with an addiction to prescription painkillers and heroin that cost him his basketball career, Herren entered into an intensive rehabilitation program in 2008 and has remained sober ever since. He co-wrote a book about his experience titled Basketball Junkie in 2011. He is the subject of the Emmy nominated documentary called Unguarded that aired on ESPN in 2011.

Herren currently speaks to groups about substance use disorder and breaking the stigma often associated with substance use disorder. He is the founder of the Herren Project, where he helps families find treatment and support for addiction recovery. He founded a residential recovery center in his home state of Massachusetts.

During his presentation at New Hope Ranch, Chris Herren will share information about his recovery journey and how it impacted his family and life. He will focus on helping people to find their motivation or their "why." The speech should be informative for anyone who's ever had to overcome adversity and challenges.

New Hope Ranch is a residential drug and alcohol treatment center located in Manor, Texas. It is located on a large 19-acre ranch and uses innovative, holistic treatment methods that are evidence-based. The team at New Hope Ranch is excited to host Chris Herren's presentation at the facility.

The event is free of charge to attend. However, due to the high level of interest, RSVPs are highly recommended. Individuals interested in attending the event should direct their questions or RSVPs to

About New Hope Ranch

New Hope Ranch, located in Manor, Texas, is a Joint Commissioned Accredited treatment center for adults suffering from substance use disorders. Licensed by the State of Texas, the facility sits on a 19-acre ranch in a serene, exclusive setting. Our highly trained professional staff deliver quality care by the provision of evidenced-based therapies, medical consultation, medication management, along with effective holistic treatment methods. To learn more about treatment or to schedule an admissions appointment at (512) 566-3050 or see the facility yourself at 1700 S Lamar Blvd Suite 322, Austin, TX 78704. Find more information at


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